Latest News

Please see all our latest news from across the Kingdom:

Posted: 19th May 2017

St Andrews to reveal its first Hidden Markets this Christmas BID’s Big Ambition for Small Businesses

St Andrews, one of Scotland’s most popular towns, is set to host a Christmas Market with a twist this year. Reminiscent of the popular Hidden Gardens initiative, the Hidden Markets will feature stalls hidden in the ancient wynds, braes and gardens of the royal burgh and shall celebrate the very best of festive Scotland.

Read more

Posted: 18th May 2017

Our door is open – New Fife cultural facility welcomes first visitor

Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries are go!

At 10am this morning (Thursday 18th May 2017), the first member of the public stepped inside Fife’s impressive new cultural hub, Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries (DCL&G), set in the heart of the town’s Heritage Quarter.

Read more

Posted: 17th May 2017

Governments must work together to give business the edge

Today’s release of labour market data has shown some very good news from a Scottish perspective, with unemployment falling by 14,000 and employment growing by 5,000 in the three months to March this year.  Scottish Chambers of Commerce have welcomed the figures but have warned against complacency and renewed their call for Scotland’s Governments in Edinburgh and in London to wo

Read more

Posted: 16th May 2017

The nuts and bolts of a model for Brexit

The Norway model. The Swiss model. The Turkish model. A CETA (the EU-Canada trade deal) inspired Free Trade Agreement. What kind of deal can the UK strike with the EU? And can businesses prepare for one of these options – or even for the possibility of leaving the EU without a transitional or future agreement in place in 2019?

Read more

Posted: 16th May 2017

Dundee Airport Route Information - Survey

Dundee Airport and its partners are determined to increase the air services to/from the region. In order to do this we have to demonstrate to potential airlines that there is demand.    

Read more

Posted: 16th May 2017

Stagecoach East Scotland invites budding engineers to apply for apprenticeship scheme

Applications open for Stagecoach East Scotland apprenticeship scheme Three spaces available on Bus Engineers' Apprenticeship Programme

Stagecoach East Scotland is inviting budding engineers to apply for a place on this year’s apprenticeship scheme.

Read more

Posted: 16th May 2017

Schools Attend STEM Event Held at Fife College

Pupils from schools across Scotland celebrated the completion of a ten week science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) competition at a Celebration and Assessment Day held at Fife College recently. 

Read more

Posted: 16th May 2017

Stagecoach wins top coach Industry Awards

East Scotland city connect network named Top Express Operation for third consecutive year Marketing activities for the network picked up silver award

Stagecoach East Scotland has been recognised with a top honour at the 2017 UK Coach Awards.

Read more

Posted: 12th May 2017

BCC: Businesses across the UK hobbled by mobile ‘not-spots’

Businesses in all parts of the UK, particularly rural areas, are experiencing full or partial ‘not-spots’ in their mobile coverage according to the results of a survey released today (Friday) by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC).

Read more

Posted: 9th May 2017

Invest in the UK’s infrastructure to boost business confidence and local growth

Investment in infrastructure is crucial to the success of local economies, but ask anyone who spends time on congested roads or overcrowded trains in the UK, and they’d probably argue that the delivery of infrastructure projects lags too far behind demand.

Read more